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What every engineer should know about risk engineering and management

Author: John X Wang; Marvin L Roush
Publisher: Boca Raton, FL ; London ; New York : Taylor & Francis, [2000] ©2000.
Series: What every engineer should know, Volume 36.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Explains how to assess and handle technical risk, schedule risk, and cost risk efficiently and effectively--enabling engineering professionals to anticipate failures regardless of system complexity--highlighting opportunities to turn failure into success."
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Wang, John X., 1962-
What every engineer should know about risk engineering and management.
Boca Raton, FL ; London ; New York : Taylor & Francis, c2000
vii, 251 pages
(DLC) 99087829.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John X Wang; Marvin L Roush
ISBN: 9781482293579 1482293579
OCLC Number: 1046995100
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 251 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Chapter 1 Risk Engineering -Dealing with System Complexity and Engineering Dynamics --
John X. Wang, Ph.D. Marvin L. Roush, Professor --
chapter 2 Risk Identification- Understanding the Limits of Engineering Designs --
chapter Electron Mode X-Ray Mode --
2.9 Two basic modes of a radiation machine. In a real-time system like Therac-25, the software must operate at the speed demanded by the system inputs and outputs. The total time for the interaction de- scribed above was under 8 seconds. It turns out that this particular sequence of actions within this timeframe had never occurred in all of the testing and evalua- --
chapter 3 Risk Assessment-Extending Murphy's Law --
of Maryland, College Park, MD --
chapter =0.2 0.8 --
0.16 of insufficient water supply is P(G) = P(C n D) P(C)P(D/C) 0.1 0.9 P(FuG) 0.16+ 0.09 of reservoir size. By increasing of the reservoir, one could reduce both components of reservoir failure. Of --
chapter (E2uE3)r1(E4uE5) E2uE3 E4uE5 --
Left-Side Right-Side Fails Fails --
chapter 4 Design for Risk Engineering --
of War Against Failures John X. Wang, Ph.D. Marvin L. Roush, Professor --
chapter 5 Risk Acceptability -Uncertainty In Perspective --
John X. Wang, Ph.D. Marvin L. Roush, Professor of Maryland, College Park, MD --
chapter = I = 3.5 --
of G) is 3.5 times the size of the standard deviation of G. of failure is significantly reduced of the strength distribution is subjected to a load --
chapter 6 From Risk Engineering to Risk Management --
chapter 7 Cost Risk -Interacting with Engineering Economy --
chapter 8 Schedule Risk -Identifying and Controlling Critical Paths --
chapter 9 Integrated Risk Management and Computer Simulation --
chapter (3) 1( 2) --
4(3) --
chapter 5 0]= 55-3]= 2 --
= min[L = min[L and note that L= 0 as required. To calculate the float times we use the equation get Table 9.3. Note here that all float times are:?: 0 as required. Project --
chapter About the Authors --
JOHN X. WANG is Six-Sigma Quality Black Belt with GE Transportation Systems, General Electric Company, Erie, Pennsylvania. The author or coauthor of numerous professional papers on fault diagnosis, reliability engineering, and other topics, Dr. Wang is a Certified Reliability Engineer under the American Society for Quality,.
Series Title: What every engineer should know, Volume 36.
Responsibility: John X. Wang, Marvin L. Roush.

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